Mar 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
that brings us down through incompetence and managing bills. we'll be right back. >> "white house chronicle" is produced in collaboration with whut. howard university television. and now, the program hosts, nationally syndicated columnist llewellyn king and co-host linda gasparello. >> hello this program i'm glad to tell you is sponsored by arizona public service bringing clean energy and green jobs to arizona. a very progressive and very worthwhile electric utility. i promised you a great number of people here. >> [laughter] >> number, you see my use of that. i'm obsessed now. linda gasparello of this program, always with us. new hair cut, looking very nice. where's your hat? where's your hat? >> they're both here. >> very good. you know it's spring, hats, easter's coming. and by joe matthews a very gifted host on sirius x.m. radio, channels 110 and 130 which i'm glad to say also carries the audio of this program. >> yes, sir. >> welcome to the broadcast. >> also hatless. forgive me. >> you know, it's different in radio. you can sit there looking like a slob in radio. there no point in dre
Mar 11, 2011 6:00pm EST
-ready. explain this to us. >> they are ready and willing. there are scores if not hundreds of projects that are languishing before a regulatory proceeding across the states all over. transmission, pipelines, compelling needed projects. each of them are hundreds or thousands of jobs. they have been proposed and designed. the case has been made and that is the thing, it does not require new legislation, it does not require government funding. >> why isn't it happening? >> perhaps we have a culture of inaction in this country. somehow, the last thing you would do is to allow a power plant or a transmission line or a pipeline project or a reinvigoration of our local transmission and distribution systems. let's try everything else and let's make sure that we cannot avoid this. >> i fear that part of the problem with gas pipelines exploding where we have had fatalities recently is that the gas companies won't spend the money. why don't they spend that money that does not need any regulatory approval? >> that is one of the most compelling cases. companies know that when they make these propos
Mar 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
and viewers that you used to be with "usa today." >> the broadcasting division there which owns 21 stations. yes. i started out in the television division producing documentaries for the discovery channel. we piggybacked with the reporters at "usa today" as the window to cover hurricane katrina. we produced two documentaries for the discovery channel. as we progress through the years, my agent was pushing us to do more reality-based programming. we then went to the life section of "usa today" and work with a fabulous health reporter. she has apiece each year called "the weight loss challenge." we created for women's entertainment the way lost challenge reality show. remember when "the biggest loser" started to get traction? we went from, the early-2000's, late 1990's, hard-hitting documentaries, when the history channel actually documented history, instead of "ice for trekkers," which is their biggest show now. we continued on that reality path, until we sort of thought, ok, does the "usa today" brand really want to be doing this reality television? the reason it does this three- fold. one,
Mar 4, 2011 6:00pm EST
. and i am glad that we have with us some of the most gifted people who are going to provide all this information -- linda gasparello, of this program. >> very funny. >> yes, the lights in here are extort nearly bright -- are extraordinarily bright. arnaud de borchgrave -- did you start any of these wars? >> ago and won, lost 17. >> very good. thence samuel, you're with "national journal," "the washington times." bad experiences in the past? >> i'm trying to put as much as possible into this diminishing brain before i have to leave you. >> my goodness, what a terrible way to begin. terence samuel, how is your diminishing rain? terence samuel, with the -- how is your diminishing brain? we're had to have on the board today, a grand digit -- a brand new guest, daniel stone, of "newsweek" magazine. there it is, but it is about to undergo a vast change because in newspaper genius is taking over, and we are waiting to see if she can work her magic one more time. terence, your magic, what is happening on capitol hill? we have had some quietude after the violence of the previous week's.